Announcing the 6th Annual International Training Course on Popular Education in Health in Chile!

EPES Foundation and AHA are pleased to announce the 6th Annual International Training Course on Popular Education in Health! Sharing 32 Years of Work for Dignity and Justice in Health Course on Participatory and Community-based Strategies in Health January 5-16, 2015   Santiago and Concepción, Chile The 12-day training course is a mix of classes, conferences, Read More…

The Summer 2014 EPES Update is here!

Read the June 2014 EPES Update (many of you will be receiving the Update in the mail this week – if you’d like to be on AHA’s Mailing List, please let us know by emailing AHABoard@gmail.com!) Dear Friend, As you look forward to summer vacation, it is fall in Chile and EPES’ plate is decidedly brimming over. Read More…

One Month After the Devastating Fires in Valparaiso

One Month After the Devastating Fires in Valparaiso: Community Organizations Play a Leading Role in Recovery Note from AHA: Mauricio, director of the community center mentioned below, was a participant in EPES’ 3rd International Training Course on Popular Education and Health. You can read more about EPES’ response and recovery plans via the ACT Alliance. Read More…

A great way to honor mothers this year!

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 11th! EPES, and its new partner, the Hope Foundation for African Women (HFAW), are committed to supporting and empowering the mothers and families in the communities they serve. A donation to AHA this Mother’s Day can honor the mothers, grandmothers and other special women in your life as well as Read More…

The Winter 2013 EPES Update is here!

*Many of you will receive the letter below and corresponding December 2013 EPES Update in the mail this week, if you haven’t already! If you would like to be added to the AHA mailing list, please email us at ahaboard@gmail.com!* Dear Friend: We at the Action for Health in the Americas (AHA) board hope you Read More…

Join AHA and support EPES on December 6th in NYC!

All EPES and AHA supporters in the New York City area – please attend AHA-NY’s upcoming House Party/Silent Auction/Chilean Holiday Craft Sale to support EPES! When: Friday, December 6th, 2013 from 6:30-9:00pm Where: 280 Riverside Dr. # 15 E, New York City (entrance on 100th St.) Light snacks, pastries from Los Andes Bakery, and beverages Read More…

EPES Recognizes AHA Board Member Melanie Nelson

AHA is excited to share the below press release from EPES highlighting the extraordinary support of AHA Board Member Melanie Nelson and her key role in making the upcoming EPES International Training Course on Popular Education in Health a reality. Thank you Melanie for your support and being a model for the rest of the Read More…

Almost four years later…

Our first blog post focused on the immediate post-earthquake work EPES was engaging in in and around Concepcion, Chile.  Who would have thought that it would take over three and a half years (the earthquake occurred February 27, 2013) for the residents of the seaside villages – whose homes were destroyed by the tsunami – Read More…